Tag Archives: Steve Gadd

Drums: Pass It On

SKF NOTE: During the Moses Brown School’s “Creative Conversation” with Chick Corea and Steve Gadd, an audience member asks about their early influences. Chick asks the questioner if she plays an instrument. She tells him she is primarily a drummer. … Continue reading

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Corea, Gadd ‘Creative Conversation’

SKF NOTE: This morning I spotted this “Creative Conversation” with Steve Gadd, Chick Corea, and the audience at Moses Brown School in Providence, RI. I surprised myself by listening and watching the entire 50-minute video. A very relaxed, informative Q&A … Continue reading

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Great Jazz Drummers of 1980s – Would I Change My Mind?

SKF NOTE: Somewhere 1980-1983, when I was on staff at Modern Drummer, I received a call from author Burt Korall. Mr. Korall was among the writers I absorbed in Down Beat magazine and jazz album liner notes. Getting phone calls … Continue reading

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Max Roach and Steve Gadd Onstage? Sorry I Missed It

SKF NOTE: A DrumForum.org member posted an SOS regarding Max Roach. Paraphrasing, the member asked, “What’s the big deal about Max Roach? I know he’s famous. But from what I’ve seen and heard of his drumming on YouTube, I don’t … Continue reading

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Les DeMerle – Music vs Business

SKF NOTE: Les DeMerle asked me during his interview to ask him about music versus the music business. So I did. Les’s reply is still valid in 2020. The interview was published in Modern Drummer’s October 1984 issue. Les DeMerle: … Continue reading

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